Traditionally, Finland has opted for a multi-artist national final, where each artist has the competing song they hope to take to the Eurovision stage. As such, we tuned into the press conference live stream expecting the artists to be named for the Finnish national final, UMK, however instead we got an artist announcement – in…Read More
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From Contestant to Judge: Saara Aalto takes on a new X Factor role!
As you may recall, we first saw Saara Aalto when she performed twice in the Finnish national final for Eurovision, firstly in 2011 with the song Blessed with Love, and then last year with the song No Fear. She has also placed 2nd in the Voice of Finland, and most recently, Saara participated on the…Read More
Saara Aalto places 2nd in the UK X Factor!
A couple of weeks back, we reported on the journey of Saara Aalto, the Finnish singer who took on the UK and survived weeks of voting in the X Factor to reach the top 2. The results are in, and Saara unfortunately was named a runner up once again, after finishing 3rd in Talent Suomi,…Read More
Saara Aalto dazzles on the X Factor UK!
Saara Aalto, as some of you may remember, participated in the National Final for Finland in both 2011 and 2016 with the songs Blessed With Love and No Fear respectively. Previous to this, Saara had participated in Talent Suomi, finishing in the top 3, and later on, she participated in the Voice of Finland, where…Read More